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Concussion leads to Colts running back giving up football at age 22

Indianapolis Colts running back Tyler Varga announced his retirement Tuesday, stepping away from the game of football after one season in the NFL.Colts fans notwithstanding, the move likely did little to move the needle. An undrafted free agent out of Yale, Varga was somewhat anonymous by NFL standards -- he was said to be the last player to make the Indy roster out of training camp...
Via FOX Sports
53 minutes ago

Clayton Geathers Three Weeks Into Rehab For Injured Foot

The Colts wrapped up their first walk-through of the 2016 Training Camp on Wednesday morning and next up was media availability. What did Chuck Pagano have to say at his first media session of Training Camp?
Via Colts.com
2 hours ago

Report: Cowboys have ‘no interest’ in Freeney, Hardy

The Dallas Cowboys are not looking at veteran options to help aid their suspension-depleted pass-rush. According to Jean-Jacques Taylor of ESPN, the Cowboys—who saw the four-game suspension for defensive end Randy Gregory grow to 10 games this week—still have “no interest” in veteran pass-rushers Dwight Freeney or Greg Hardy. “The Cowboys want to see what they have in...
Via The Sports Daily
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Colts Face ‘Good Situation To Have’ At Wide Receiver

The Indianapolis Colts are ready to go at their top three spots at the wide receiver position, but position coach Lee Hull sees “great competition” brewing for spots all over the depth chart.
Via Colts.com
3 hours ago

Colts Wednesday Mailbag: How Will The Colts Defense Look Without Arthur Jones?

This Wednesday, mailbag readers inquire about lineman Denzelle Good, any extra pressure on Andrew Luck and the 2017 NFL Draft.
Via Colts.com
8 hours ago

Andre Johnson worked out for Tennessee Titans

Andre Johnson is not ready to call it a career, but he still does not have a home yet for training camp. The free agent wide receiver is hoping to change that. Johnson worked out for the Tennessee Titans on Tuesday, as first reported by the Houston Chronicle’s John McClain. Andre Johnson spied at Titans facility today. He'd be a good fit 4 young WRs but no word on signing yet...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Colts Add Free Agent RB Abou Toure

With Tyler Varga’s reported imminent retirement, the Indianapolis Colts announced on Tuesday that the team has signed free agent running back Abou Toure for additional depth in a corresponding roster move. It’s not Toure’s 1st tour with the Colts, as he signed with the team as an undrafted free agent rookie running back out of Tennessee-Martin […] Colts Add Free Agent RB...
Via Horseshoe Heroes
21 hours ago

Report: RB Tyler Varga Contemplating Retirement After Not Reporting for Colts Training Camp

According to multiple league sources, Indianapolis Colts running back Tyler Varga is indeed seriously contemplating retirement after not reporting for the start of the team’s training camp and subsequently being placed on the Reserve/Did Not Report list Tuesday: #Colts RB Tyler Varga is contemplating retirement, source said. He dealt with significant concussion issues last season...
Via Horseshoe Heroes
22 hours ago

Report: Andre Johnson visits Titans

Veteran wide receiver Andre Johnson visited the Titans Tuesday, the Houston Chronicle reported. Johnson, 35, caught 41 passes with the Colts last season before being released. He starred for 12 seasons with the Texans, making six Pro Bowls and twice being named an All Pro. Johnson recently said he’d like to catch on with a…
Via Pro Football Talk
22 hours ago

Andrew Luck: Feels `as good as I've ever felt` for training camp

Quarterback Andrew Luck and the entire Indianapolis Colts organization would certainly like a do-over from an underwhelming, non-postseason 2015 campaign. That might just happen, based on some exciting news Luck conveyed upon entering training camp. “I feel great, I feel as good as I’ve ever felt going into a training camp,” Luck told NFL Media’s Stacey Dales, per Chris...
Via Sportsnaut
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brett Favre chooses a surprise presenter for his Hall of Fame induction

Brett Favre will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 6, along with seven other legends of the game. And his wife, Deanna, will handle the presentation."Deanna is the best teammate I've ever had," Favre said in a statement Tuesday, per NFL.com. "She has been by my side throughout this journey and I'm so excited that she gets to play such an important role for me...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Colts open camp with two defensive starters injured

The Indianapolis Colts reported to Anderson, Ind. for the first official day of training camp. Four players of note will open up camp on either the physically unable to perform or non-football injury list. As the Colts reported to Anderson University, we got the first bits of injury news of a few key players. As […] Colts open camp with two defensive starters injured - Horseshoe...
Via Horseshoe Heroes
1 day ago

Colts 2016 player preview: Outside linebacker Robert Mathis

The Indianapolis Colts will report to training camp on July 26 (TODAY!) with their 90-man roster, which will be cut down to 53 players by the end of the preseason. To pass the time until camp, we’re taking a look at every player on the Colts’ 90-man roster. Today, we’re looking at outside linebacker Robert Mathis. Who is he? I think every Colts fan knows who Robert Mathis...
Via Stampede Blue
1 day ago

Colts 2016 player preview: Defensive lineman Henry Anderson

The Indianapolis Colts will report to training camp on July 26 (TODAY!) with their 90-man roster, which will be cut down to 53 players by the end of the preseason. To pass the time until camp, we’re taking a look at every player on the Colts’ 90-man roster. Today, we’re looking at defensive lineman Henry Anderson. Who is he? Henry Anderson was one of the brightest spots...
Via Stampede Blue
1 day ago

Colts 2016 player preview: Defensive lineman Zach Kerr

The Indianapolis Colts will report to training camp on July 26 (TODAY!) with their 90-man roster, which will be cut down to 53 players by the end of the preseason. To pass the time until camp, we’re taking a look at every player on the Colts’ 90-man roster. Today, we’re looking at defensive lineman Zach Kerr. Who is he? Zach Kerr is entering his third season with the Colts...
Via Stampede Blue
1 day ago

Colts' Art Jones accepts blame for failing drug test

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman Arthur Jones blames himself for the failed drug test that led to a four-game suspension. After arriving at camp Tuesday, Jones told reporters he had not checked the ingredients of a supplement he was taking or check the supplement with the league office. Jones was suspended Friday for violating the league policy on performance...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Luck: Colts were 'gutsy' to keep Pagano, Grigson

Andrew Luck is a big fan of Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay’s decision to keep head coach Chuck Pagano and general manager Ryan Grigson. “I think [owner Jim] Irsay showed a lot of guts keeping coach Pagano and Ryan,” Luck said, via Zak Keefer of the Indianapolis Star. “I think the easy thing is to start all over, I really do. I think that was an awesome, gutsy move...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL suspends Colts DL Art Jones for four games

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman Arthur Jones has been suspended for the first four games of the 2016 season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.Jones has struggled to stay on the field since signing a five-year, $33 million contract in 2014. He missed seven games in his first season with Indy with an injured right ankle. He missed...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Colts' Jones suspended four games for PED use

Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman Arthur Jones has reportedly been suspended four games for violating the NFL’s policy on performance enhancing substances. Colts' DT Arthur Jones suspended the first four games for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 22, 2016 While this is the first time Jones has been suspended...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts DL Arthur Jones suspended 4 Games for PEDs

Today has not been one of the better days for NFL PR. Not only has famed coach Dennis Green passed away, but fourth overall pick Ezekiel Elliot has been accused of domestic violence, J.J Watt is recovering from major offseason surgery and might miss the start of the season, LeVeon Bell is likely going to be suspended for the first four games of the season for violating the NFL...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: Four potential breakout players

The Indianapolis Colts are ready to put the 2015 season behind them. During the offseason, they drafted help for the offensive line and re-signed key players. The Colts could easily make it back to the playoffs in 2016 with a healthy Andrew Luck and some potential breakout candidates. There are four Colts who I predict will have a breakout season offensively this year. Ryan Kelly...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Colt Jeff Saturday compares Andrew Luck to Peyton Manning

Andrew Luck and Peyton Manning of course will be forever linked given how their shared histories with the Indianapolis Colts are inseparably bound together. And one former Colt believes the two quarterbacks share remarkable similarities above and beyond how the ultimate decision to draft Luck with the first overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft led to the end of Manning's storied...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Johnson still hoping for call from NFL team

After a disappointing season with the Indianapolis Colts, Andre Johnson has found himself unemployed. Two or three years ago, the soon-to-be 35-year-old was one of the best receivers in football. Has he really lost it all that quickly? As Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle notes, Johnson is still working out in hopes of getting a call from an NFL team. He has been training every...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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